How can you raise a smart kid? Buy the kid books. You don’t, however, have to read them.
That’s the conclusion I drew after reading the results of a new study in the journal Research in Social Stratification and Mobility. The researchers argued that there is a strong correlation between the number of books a family owns and a child’s academic track record.
The researchers went to a lot of effort to document this finding. Over a 20-year period, the study looked at more than 70,000 people in 27 countries.
Like adults, no two children are alike. Therefore, children need to be treated as individuals. With three children in our family, it is hard to find one-on-one time to talk, listen, and nurture each child’s personal needs. In our house, we schedule one night out of the week to spend … Read more
We all know how difficult it can be to come up with different, healthy and fun lunch box ideas – and that’s why we end up packing up the same lunches over and over again! To help you (and your kids!) avoid packed lunch boredom, we have collected some simple … Read more
Discipline and punishment are often used interchangeably, but they are not exactly the same thing. Punishment is considered the consequences of a child not following the rules. Discipline is the teaching and making a child to obey the rules. Some parents are discipline-based, others punishment-based, and many are a combination … Read more